Member Benefits

As a member of the Ladysmith Chamber, the following benefits are available to you. Download the full BC Chamber Benefits Sheet – with Descriptions

Also, when you join the Ladysmith Chamber you:

  • Influence government decision making by participating in our policy development process
  • Receive regular news regarding the issues and events of interest to Ladysmith business
  • Make valuable business contacts through participation at chamber events
  • Receive preferred rates on Visa, MasterCard and Interac services
  • Save on fuel services
  • Advertise your business brochure and business card racking at the Chamber office and Visitor Centre
  • Obtain group insurance, including medical and dental, at rates usually only available to “big business”
  • Receive complimentary announcements in our monthly newsletter and the Commerce Connection ad in the Take 5 Magazine
  • Announcements, Advertising Opportunities to the Chamber Membership database through Broadcast Emails ($20fee).
  • Website link and feature listing in the business directory
  • Will be a recommended business to inquiries for services

BC CHAMBER BENEFITS

Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan

Covers all industries including one person firms, home businesses and farms. Benefit options include life, health, dental and travel care insurance, vision care, short and long-term disability, business overhead benefits and many others. Guaranteed renewable contract and fully pooled price stability.  REQUEST A QUOTE

Versapay

VersaPay is a leading provider of merchant credit and debit card services. The company offers custom solutions, local support, and an easy-to-use electronic invoicingand payment platform.  VersaPay offers BC Chamber members preferential processing rates on Visa, MasterCard, debit and e-commerce.  LIST OF SERVICES  VERSA PAY RATE SHEET

First Data

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce and First Data, a leader in the electronic payment processing industry, have partnered to bring you exclusive benefits to help grow your business. Together we are ready to help you with preferred pricing and products tailored to suit your needs.
FIRST DATA RATES AND SERVICES

Constant Contact

Constant Contact Website

Constant Contact is the source for all your online marketing.  Create professional email campaigns with easy-to-use, fully customizable templates for:  newsletters, announcements, events and surveys. Giving you more ways than ever to build your business and engage your community.

BC Chamber members access exclusive savings on Constant Contact’s entire suite of online marketing tools.

Chamber Learning Network

The Chamber Learning Network, which is managed by Rethink Learning Inc., provides 4,000 different workplace-training courses and over 1,000 instructional videos online. Most training available is of a general business nature, with an emphasis on skills most in demand by small business owners. The most popular areas of training include bookkeeping, computing, social media and website management, management and leadership, and marketing and sales.

The Chamber Learning Network offers BC Chamber Members customized training seminars with special member pricing.

The Details:  In collaboration with the BC Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber Learning Network offers BC Chamber members a 20% discount on its online training offerings.

CHAMBER MASTER

Chamber Master is the leading member management software solution for over 1,000 Chambers of Commerce and other membership-based associations. The company provides an easy-to-use web-based management system that improves efficiency and effectiveness of Chambers and associations.

BC Chamber members access exclusive discounts on ChamberMaster’s member-management software.

The Details:  The BC Chamber of Commerce has partnered with ChamberMaster to give both new and existing ChamberMaster clients 10% off of their monthly fees for all ChamberMaster products and services.

ChamberMaster seamlessly integrates with your website through their Search Engine Optimization web modules and addresses virtually all management aspects of your member data, event creation, billing, and social networking.

With monthly software updates, ChamberMaster provides you the capability to serve and empower your members. It offers various means to gain non-dues revenue, in addition to website design services and MyChamberApp, a mobile smartphone application that integrates your ChamberMaster database to promote your community.

Contact your Chamber for fly and details.

Shell

Download the application form » Shell-2010

Esso Imperial Oil

The BC Chamber of Commerce and Imperial Oil are pleased to offer the Esso Direct DriverBilling Program to all members, including a preferred 3.0 cent per litre discount off of fuel purchased at any Esso-branded service station.
Download the application form » Esso-2010

Petro Canada Superpass

SuperPass is the only one-card solution that gives you access to Canada’s largest gasoline and diesel network. Get all the benefits that come with SuperPass – security features, customized reporting, convenience and cost controls.

BC Chamber members receive 2 cents off per litre on all grades of gas and diesel.

Payworks

Canadian-owned Payworks provides comprehensive, innovative and integrated web-based Payroll, HR and Employee Time Management solutions to businesses across Canada. Our integrated online solutions increase payroll accuracy and reduce costly errors. They are easy to use, and like all Payworks solutions, they are backed by unparalleled client support.  Payworks Chamber of Commerce Affinity Program

BC Chamber of Commerce Hotel & Car Rental Discounts

Chamber members now have access to exclusive below-market hotel rates and wholesale car rental rates from ALL suppliers around the world.  Whether travelling for work or pleasure, individually or in a group, domestically or abroad, you can take advantage of savings that may exceed 50% and average 10-20% below best available rates…Any hotel, any car, anywhere, anytime.

Staples Advantage

Staples BC Chamber Members Sheet MAY 2015

Staples Advantage is the world’s largest business-to-business supplier of office essentials, print solutions, promotional products and office furniture solutions. Businesses know the challenges they face; Staples Advantage works with companies to build a specialty program that meets their demands.

BC Chamber members can access the Staples Advantage discount program, which provides savings on office essentials, print solutions and more.

New! Whistler 48-Hour Club – $109 per night Flat Rate

Members book last-minute condos year-round at Whiski Jack Resorts in Whistler for just $109/night.  Whistler 48-Hour Club

SPARK Liability Insurance for Businesses & Non-Profit Organizations

Spark Insurance specializes in insurance for Not-For-Profit Organizations: Liability Insurance for Directors, Officers, Employees and Volunteers. The program provides optimum coverage at competitive premiums.  Spark Info Flyer

LegalShield

For a small monthly fee, LegalShield drops high hourly rates to offer legal plans that get you 24/7 access to advice and counsel on an unlimited number of personal legal issues from lawyers with an average of 19 years of experience. From wills and estate planning to small business protection and identify theft, LegalShield is a one-stop shop for legal counsel and services.

BC Chamber members get an exclusive discount on the monthly fee, making legal solutions for your personal and business needs that much more affordable.

The Details:  BC Chamber members have exclusive access to discount pricing for LegalShield Legal Plans. Read this FAQ to get a better understanding of exactly what LegalShield offers.

Plans include:

PUROLATOR Helping you meet the challenges of day-to-day business.

You make promises to your customers and it’s your job to ensure their satisfaction. But, promises don’t matter if you can’t deliver.

As the preferred shipping provider of the Chambers of Commerce in B.C., we will help you deliver on those promises and save on shipping; with volume discounts starting at 25%.

For over 50 years, we have been delivering customers’ promises from coast to coast to more points in Canada than any other freight and parcel solutions provider. With guaranteed, time definite delivery, LTL solutions with national coverage, and freight forwarding services; count on us to deliver your promises so you can focus on what matters most – your business. Purolator Flyer

Park’N Fly:  Airport Parking

Canada’s only national airport parking company, Park’N Fly offers BC Chamber Members exclusive, lower than web rates which can be used for both leisure and business travel.

BC Chamber Members that travel frequently can register online to expedite their service and receive the discount automatically every time they park with us, additional services are included with rewards program.  Read More…

The Details:

Chamber members receive exclusive lower than website advertised rates by quoting
BC Chamber code #739777 at the check-in counter.

Vancouver Regular Rates (plus taxes):             Daily $18.85   Weekly $94.75    Monthly $399.80
BC Chamber Member Rates (plus taxes):   Daily $14.95   Weekly $59.75   Monthly $104.60

 

Frequent Travellers:

Chamber Members that travel frequently can register online to expedite their service and receive the discount automatically every time they park with us.

Join the Rewards Program with Park’N Fly Canada, by registering here, the BC Chamber Discount Code is embedded into the link.

Benefits Include:

  • By-pass the counter line by using the card at our kiosk machines
  • Receive Corporate Discount Rates automatically every time you park, just swipe and save
  • 150 Aero plan points for each stay will be added to their profile per stay
  • Earn loyalty points which goes towards free parking
  • Opt in to receive the text message when you land

Park’N Fly Vancouver:

  • Park’N Fly is located just minutes from Vancouver International Airport.
  • Premium Valet service in our well lit, fenced-in, and electronically monitored facility.
  • Fast & efficient shuttle service, 24 hours a day
  • Friendly and professional staff
  • Luggage assistance
  • Complimentary coffee and tea, local phone calls, newspapers and seating lounge
  • Vehicle Maintenance Services available while you are away (ie. Car Wash, Oil Change etc)

The associated savings, and added value options make Park’N Fly a great program to promote to members.

Pigeonhole Live

Drive Audience Engagement at your Events. Pigeonhole Live is the Simplest Interactive Q&A Platform for Events, Seminars and Workshops.

Industry players and key stakeholders gather at your event to share and learn. With Pigeonhole Live, speakers can now effectively engage with your audience and move conversations forward.
The Details:  The BC Chamber received very positive feedback after using Pigeonhole Live at this year’s AGM & Conference and we are excited to announce this new partnership.

Exclusive to BC Chamber member Chambers:
50% off your First Event
25% on all Future Events for your Chamber
Coming soon – Your membership receives 15% discount

Broadcast Email:  Chamber Members can get their event, news, announcements etc sent out to the business community (chamber Members) individuals and local media and politicians. The cost to send out a broadcast email is $20.00 +gst.  Contact the Chamber office for further info or to schedule your broadcast email.  250-245-2112
Commerce Connection:  Hey why wouldn’t you take advantage of the opportunity to market your product, service, sale or special event for FREE?  As a benefit of being a member of the Chamber of Commerce you have the opportunity to promote your business in the Commerce Connection in Take5 Magazine at no cost.
Space is limited so it’s first come first served plus we give preference for submissions that are “newsy” versus “want-adsy”, that is, submissions that tell the reader about something new that is going on with your business versus general ads about what your business is about. If you need more clarification contact us at the Chamber office.
Chamber E-Newsletter:  Email us your business announcement, news, event, promotions etc to be included in the Chambers E-Newsletter that is sent out monthly.

 

Please contact us at (250) 245-2112 or EMAIL US for more information about membership including a complete membership package and application.